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Skipped Series Recordings

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Post by redmed » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:08 am

I use Zap2it data for my guide data and generally everything works fine but on occasion I discover a series recording was skipped. I have been recording "This Week With George Stephanopoulos " for weeks now as a series and this week the show was skipped. Would data from TV Guide be a better source than Zap2it?

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Post by tonywagner » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:32 pm

This isn't really a EPG123 issue, so it should probably be moved to the main EPG forum?

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Post by tonywagner » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:34 pm

As far as zap2it vs TV Guide, I'm not sure if there's a meaningful difference. You could try switching and see what happens.

If you upgrade to Schedules Direct and you still have this problem, you'll probably get an investigation and a good answer. :)

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Post by rhinox202 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:10 pm

I have this same issue. Just noticed it today. Not sure what's causing it. I have found that opening and clicking Save on each Series (via TV->View->Series) allows MCE to find additional episodes to record. Won't know until next week how the following week is affected. It appears to be related to updating the guide. This issue reminds me of a statement about restoring scheduled Series. That is, series wouldn't be scheduled until after a guide update.

Anyway, I would appreciate some help with this as well. Been using Zap2It for quite a while now, without any issue. At least that I noticed. Thank you!

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Post by garyan2 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:36 pm

You need to kick of the indexing tasks after an import for both the guide (category searches) and the PVR (recording schedule). viewtopic.php?p=130269#p130269
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Post by rhinox202 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:11 am

I was running the guide task but not the PVR task. Doing so appears to have worked. Thank you!

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